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Looking at the map I can see I have only seen a small part of the peninsula. What I have seen is the coast to Gulf of Aqaba, with its resorts and colourful coral reefs and the mountains in the south.

I arrived to Taba in Sinai from Israel. From Taba I took a taxi to St Katherine’s Monastery. After visiting the monastery and climbing Mt Sinai I went to Dahab for one-week scuba diving. I left Sinai with the high-speed ferry from Sharm el Sheik.

  • Last visit to Muhafazat Janub Sina': Jul 2005
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  • balhannah's Profile Photo
    Feb 3, 2015 at 11:10 PM

    What an interesting time you had here. I love your photos of those barren, red Mountains! Nice page Malena!

    • MalenaN's Profile Photo
      Feb 4, 2015 at 10:19 AM

      Thank you Dee for visiting my Sinai page! I absolutely had a good time there.

  • Yaqui's Profile Photo
    Jun 22, 2012 at 9:04 PM

    Your quite the adventurer! Keep it up and keep sharing the fabulous places you visit! Nice page!

  • Nemorino's Profile Photo
    Apr 10, 2010 at 1:45 PM

    Huge numbers of people on top of that poor little mountain! But I'm sure I would go there too, just for the historical significance. That Monastery Guesthouse sounds like a great place to stay.

  • LoriPori's Profile Photo
    Mar 10, 2009 at 4:31 AM

    I really enjoyed this page Malena. Lots of interesting information. The monastery looked like a nice place to stay, so you could easily access the way to Mount Sinai. Wonderful sunset photo.

  • scottishvisitor's Profile Photo
    Dec 20, 2007 at 12:47 PM

    Malena = very interesting tips & I can see why the steps up Mount Sinai are so aptly named :) loved the view from the top!

  • sachara's Profile Photo
    Oct 9, 2007 at 7:18 AM

    Hi Malena, nice to read your Sinai page to get in the mood going there again by end of the month.

  • Kuznetsov_Sergey's Profile Photo
    Jun 15, 2007 at 11:47 PM

    A very interesting and useful page! I'vnt been to Sinai but I wish to. I can imagine how beautiful sunset and sunrise there (though nobody likes crowds of tourists). Thanks Malena for a virtual travel!

  • JLBG's Profile Photo
    Feb 16, 2007 at 1:35 PM

    A great place that I would like to visit. Superb photo of the sunrise from Mount Sinai! Thanks for sharing!

  • matcrazy1's Profile Photo
    Jan 31, 2007 at 12:45 AM

    Great page and travelogues! St Katherine's Monastery looks georgeus, it's a pity it's mostly closed for visitors. Climbing Mount Sinai is a must for me, never mind the crowds :-)

  • budapest8's Profile Photo
    Apr 13, 2006 at 12:36 PM

    Fantastic pages....I spent a few months back in 1978 living with the Beduin in Sharm-el-sheik and Ras-el-tur on the other side of the coast. Also spent time in Dahab and Nueweba ...It was part of Israel back then and just hippies and a few tourists then.

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